Poll: One-third of Ukrainians don't want Jews

36% do not want to see Jews as citizens of Ukraine, compared to 26% in a similar survey conducted in 1994.

By JTA
December 6, 2006 10:13

One in three Ukrainians do not want Jews to be citizens of their country, a survey found. Conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology, the survey found that 36 percent of respondents do not want to see Jews as citizens of Ukraine, compared to 26 percent in a similar survey conducted in 1994. Researchers also found that anti-Semitic attitudes were especially widespread among younger respondents. The survey of 2,000 respondents in 24 regions of Ukraine was conducted Oct. 13-24 and had a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.


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